1838–1897

Introduction

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Born: De­cem­ber 17, 1838, Rot­ter­dam, Hol­land.

Died: March 11, 1897, Ful­ham, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: High­gate Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Berthold was the son of or­gan­ist Bar­the­le­my Tours.

He at­tend­ed con­ser­va­tori­es in Brus­sels and Leip­zig, and moved to Lon­don in 1861, play­ing vi­o­lin and teach­ing. The next year, he be­came the or­ganist at the Swiss Church in Hol­born.

Later, he worked for No­vel­lo as an ed­it­or and ar­ran­ger.

Sources

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